Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Xanthestes ; Bryk, 1937 . Lepid. Cat. 82 : 93.

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling of Xanthesthes Rambur, 1866.

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Senior name:
Xanthesthes Rambur, 1866: 228.


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